[mythtv] dvd revisited (and remoted)

Ray mythtv-dev@snowman.net
Sat, 14 Dec 2002 16:06:17 -0700

On Sat, Dec 14, 2002 at 10:23:45AM +0100, Henk Poley wrote:
> > 
> > That DOES sound great but I don't think it is practical unless you have
> > the server recompress the DVD before shipping it over the ethernet (not
> > that should be much of a barrier since cpu is getting cheaper every day).
> Recompressing DVD (and no scaling) to DivX in realtime takes a P2400
> HyperThreading.  But I guess it should take less when doing it in a lower
> resolution.  The Videolan.org guys seem to be able to do it.

I'm probably missing something but low to medium end Athlons are already
compressing 640x480 TV captures with Myth so DVD resolution shouldn't be
that much harder.